ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 10: C.J. Wilson speaks at a public press conference introducing newly signed Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim players Albert Pujols and Wilson at Angel Stadium on December 10, 2011 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The American and National League West divisions have been very active this off season as they try to compete with their leagues, here is a roundup of some news, rumors and links from today:
- Lance Pugmire from the LA Times says that Anaheim Angles GM Jerry Dipoto said that during the winter meetings, the Angels were talking to CJ Wilson, Albert Pujols and LaTroy Hawkins at the same time with different representatives.
- Jon Paul Morosi from FOX Sports says that the Texas Rangers and Josh Hamilton shelved their extension talks during the Yu Darvish negotiations and could start up again very soon.
- Brandon Lennox from True Blue LA, the SBNation Los Angles Dodgers blog, takes a look at Dodgers prospects 120-111 in their countdown.
- Grant Brisbee from McCovey Chronicles, the SBNation San Francisco Giants blog, takes a look at the future of the Giants payroll from this season into the next several years, going all the way up until 2014.